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Moldova Citizenship-by-Investment Program Completes First Successful Application

May 22, 2019

Moldova Citizenship-by-Investment Program Completes First Successful Application

As concessionaire of the Moldova Citizenship-by-Investment (MCBI) program, Henley & Partners is pleased to note the successful completion of the first citizenship-by-investment application in the country. Henley & Partners has over 20 years of experience in strategic consulting, working with sovereign states around the globe in the design, set-up, and operation of the world’s most respected investment migration programs. The completion of the first citizenship-by-investment application process in Moldova clearly illustrates the features that are at the core of the MCBI program: impressive efficiency and a firm commitment to best practice. Within a three-month window, applicants are thoroughly screened in a multi-stage due diligence process that ensures only highly credible international investors are granted Moldovan citizenship. There are...... Continue Reading

Govt looking for innovative ways to lure Kuwaitis to private sector

May 13, 2019

Govt looking for innovative ways to lure Kuwaitis to private sector

KUWAIT CITY, May 12: The government is seeking innovative solutions to attract Kuwaitis to work in the private sector, reports Al-Anba daily quoting reliable sources.

The sources pointed out that the state in the near and long term needs to increase the number of those wishing to work in this sector, noting that among the innovative"... Continue Reading

Authority facing crisis that ‘hampers’ food inspection

May 9, 2019

Authority facing crisis that ‘hampers’ food inspection

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: The laboratories of the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition are facing a crisis that is hampering the inspection of food according to the adopted criteria, amid disagreements between it and the Audit Bureau and the Budgets Committee of the National Assembly on the causes of the crisis, reports Al-Qabas daily.

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Youth urges religious reform, demands governments deliver on economy

May 5, 2019

Youth urges religious reform, demands governments deliver on economy

Youth, who form the largest demographic in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and account for 65 percent of the population under the age of 30, seem to have a strong viewpoint when it comes to some of the most contentious issues of our times. On economics, politics, religion and the future of the region, youth have firm stances that are often in contradiction to the status quo prevailing in the"... Continue Reading

Kuwait’s Ambassador to Vietnam denies loan reports

May 1, 2019

Kuwait’s Ambassador to Vietnam denies loan reports

KUWAIT CITY, April 30, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Ambassador to Vietnam Adnan Al- Ahmad on Tuesday denied media reports on a recent visit by Kuwaiti Oil Minister Khaled Al-Fadhel to Vietnam and on Kuwait’s non-refundable loans to Vietnam.

Al-Fadhel’s"... Continue Reading

Kuwait bans expat workers from 20 countries

April 29, 2019

Kuwait bans expat workers from 20 countries

The Kuwaiti General Directorate of Residence Affairs recently announced a ban on recruitment of domestic workers from five African countries. The latest ban raises the list to 20 countries. According local media sources, the Kuwaiti ministry of foreign affairs issued a circular mentioning the names of the 5 countries, which include Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Bhutan, Guinea and Guinea-Bissau. Additionally, the other 15 African countries are Djibouti,Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Togo, Senegal, Malawi, Chad, Sierra Leone, Niger, Tanzania, the Gambia, Ghana, Zimbabwe and Madagascar. The circular also included five other African countries whose domestic workers faced a temporary ban, including Cameroon, the Congo, Burundi,...... Continue Reading

Study warns against plans to cut ‘subsidy’ for aviation fuel

April 24, 2019

Study warns against plans to cut ‘subsidy’ for aviation fuel

KUWAIT CITY, April 23: A government study warned against any plans to cut government subsidies for aviation fuel, which is 10% on prices for airlines that travel more than 5,000 fl ights a year, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources.

The sources attributed the reason for the possibility that the impact of raising prices is the"... Continue Reading

Amir receives Mauritanian President; Kuwait, Mauritania sign four agreements

April 23, 2019

Amir receives Mauritanian President; Kuwait, Mauritania sign four agreements

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace yesterday the President of Mauritania Mohamed Ould Abd Aziz and his accompanying delegation. His Highness the Amir headed the Kuwaiti side during an official meeting with the Mauritanian President, held in attendance of Acting Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and senior"... Continue Reading

Fiji and Kuwait to strengthen bilateral relations

April 21, 2019

Fiji and Kuwait to strengthen bilateral relations

Fiji and Kuwait are working on enhancing their bilateral relations in areas of interest to both countries.

Non-resident Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Fiji, Ahmed Salem Alwehaib and Minister for Defence and Foreign Affairs, Inia Seruiratu met and discussed this last week.

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